Cancer poachers have built a large business
In Tatarstan police detained a group of suspected illegal production of cancers. According to law enforcement, has created an entire illegal infrastructure is leased by the lake, forged documents, transport and modern appliances.
According to preliminary estimates, the damage from actions of malefactors has exceeded one million rubles, said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Irina Volk.
As reported Fishnews in the press service of the interior Ministry of Tatarstan, the inhabitant of the Spassky district was organized by a group that involved his 24-year-old brother and three friends. Accomplices engaged in illegal fishing for crayfish.
“To give the appearance of legality for their actions, and the organizer has registered as an individual entrepreneur, rented a lake near the village of Antonivka, where he created the infrastructure for storing the extracted crawfish,” said Irina Wolf.
According to the representative of the Ministry, for the legalization of poaching catch the attacker used fake veterinary documents. They meant that in 2017 more than 7 tons of freshwater crustaceans for cultivation is supplied from the Krasnoyarsk territory.
“The investigators found that poachers were monthly produced about 4 tons of crayfish, which does not correspond to the rate of natural increase of the population, – said Irina Wolf. – In addition, illegal catch were bought from fishermen fishers. The products were sold in neighboring regions and in Moscow.”
Crayfish were transported by car, as the accompanying documents used illegally obtained veterinary certificate. The suspects were detained at the time of loading of cancers in the refrigerator truck. Criminal case on signs of the crimes provided by articles 256 (illegal catch), 285 (abuse of office) and 286 (excess of powers of office) criminal code of the Russian Federation.
“During the searches, seized mobile phones involved in, GPS navigation with established coordinates of illegal fishing, records of sales, veterinary certificate, computers, 2 motor boats, more than 400 devices for fishing and more than 25 thousand cancers,” he listed the official representative of Department.
The organizer of group and his brother was taken into custody, one suspect is under house arrest, the two partners had pledged to attend.
In October, the Republic has sentenced another group out hunting for crayfish on a commercial scale. Poachers received suspended sentences, “fronting” their COP – 3 years of imprisonment.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru